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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2005 Passat with the 2.8 V6, only has about 80,000 miles on it. At about 75,000 miles, I did a timing belt job on it using a kit from Blauparts. This included valve cover gaskets, timing chain tensioner gaskets, etc. I followed the instructions precisely and only used RTV in the...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    warning light coming on every once and awhile, and pretty annoying....any ideas?...thanks in advance!:)
  3. New Member Introductions
    We have been enjoying this car for a couple of months now and I'm trying to look into fixing some of the issues that we've come up with. Looking forward to learning more!
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hopefully I get to bring back my car this way again and much more, I had to stop the modding because of school. Now I'm back and I'll be modding it little by little.
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was looking through a box of items from when we bought our 2001.5 Passat new from the dealer. I found a few interesting things like the original window sticker, the SKC key tag, a VW pen, a VW keychain, the original purchase docs, and a few delivery pictures from the dealer. What was most...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've been hooding crazy from day to night & I swear not sleeping at night for weeks now over my choice to totaling restore/modify my 00' Passat or 99' Maxima(bought it new). Love them both & if it was just to make faster it would of been the Maxima ( easy to drop in 3.5 w/ cams & turbo). But it...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Just bought a 2012 Passat SE a week ago! Thought this webiste would be useful in case issues arise in the future.
  8. New Member Introductions
    Hi all, New to this Forum. Just got a 2002 Passat V6 GLX 4motion a week ago. After a tropical storm had to go over a small flood which did quick without any problems until after a few miles later the 5th gear started disengaging suddenly and engaging quickly, since then this happens from time to...
  9. The Showroom
    hey guys maybe you guys might remeber me i had a silver b5.5 tdi. And sold it for a bmw and now i also bought a b5 but let the pics talk. sold that to get this!!! and i just also bought this! Audi S4! i plan on modding it slowly. let me know what you guys thinkk!
  10. The Showroom
    Here are the rest of the pictures in native resolution http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevsegphotography/?saved=1 I waxed it, cleaned the engine bay, not just the covers! Changed the front 02 sensor New engine air filter Fuel treatment Throttle body cleaned Interior cleaned new door panel...
  11. Wax On, Wax Off
    Hey all. With spring here (at least in theory - here in NYC, we were teased last weekend with 70 degree weather, but this weekend back down into the 30's), I'm planning on fancying up my car for all of the park and beach trips. The thing is when I bought my car (used) three years ago, I took...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well, was driving, and noticed the "battery" light on the dash. Noticed on my volt gauge that the voltage was low when the car was running. Went home and looked at the vag-com, was getting 11.7V w/o car running, 11.4-11.6V with the car running. So, is my alternator out, or could it be...
  13. B5 Garage
    Recently got CEL, had OBD checked, and got P0441, P1250, and P0116. P0116 is a coolant temp sensor code - replaced that sensor 3-4 years ago P1250 is a fuel pressure thing...I replaced the gas tank fuel pump 2-3 years ago I do a lot of my own work, and have no code reader, and no one has...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok everyone, here's the latest noise my car is making. Around three days ago when I started the car after it sat for the night I got this really loud whining sound that seemed to get louder after it started. It sounded like a turbine ginning up and after around 30 seconds or so, it stopped only...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2003 Passat GLX 4Motion Wagon April 2009 bought for $9000 (78k miles) from a small dealer who wasn't quick to sell the car because he liked riding it around himself. I called up the original owner and they were an older couple who sold it because they wanted something higher up. They said it...
  16. B5 Garage
    Last week was a cold morning, went outside and my car wouldn't start. Figured it was a bad battery, bought a new one that night, and was good to go. When I went to start the car that time, the locks cycled a few times, engine clicked a few times, and nothing... lights and AC all worked...
  17. The Black Hole
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndzWVnD7-vQ :lol: Best Car Insurance | Auto Protection Today | FREE Trade-In Quote
  18. Anything Auto
    I was putting away some binders my youngest pulled out to play with; when I put it way, I spied a short/wide binder that I instantly recognize: 100 Years: The Worlds Greatest Car Collection. This is a stamp collection that covered the fisrt 100 years of the automobile which Road & Track was...
  19. Wheel and Tire Forum
    The car ran perfectly straight, I am on stock suspension and new arms and tie rod ends(installed just before the alighnment.). These tires were with even wear before alignment. WTF. I am going in on Monday to throw a fit and get something. The right side being a little bald is from before...
  20. The Showroom
    before Now first did the windows, then the antenna, then about a week ago lowered it and set it up with some Magnaflows... and i just added the grill a few minutes ago lol... i got one of those carts in the mall... so i put a BRB sign on my cart and did it...lol... i know the picture...
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